There is nothing worse than being accused of something you didn't do. Well, there is. Being convicted of something you didn't do. But if members of the police force, left-leaning commentators and senior lawyers are to be believed, the worst thing right now is to be identified as a potential wrong-doer.
Shared parenting means giving both parents (and sometimes more than two parents, for example in three parent families) the opportunity to have an equal role in their child's life. Very importantly, that does not mean shared residence in the 50/50 sense, which tends to afford both parents generous overnight contact with their child.
It was a death threat, sent by text to the mobile telephone of a lawyer in Colombia, South America. The message, translated from the Spanish and sanitised for the firewalls, said: "Hi, b*stard dogs. You have already done your bit, now it's our turn. Get all those b*stards together for your and your buddies' funerals. But calm down - we will send you a nice bunch of flowers."
Last week's announcement by the Co-operative that it is looking to add 3,000 staff to its 475-strong legal services arm over the next five years shows just how fierce competition is going to get in the legal market.
There are currently over 80 countries that criminalise same sex sexual conduct between consenting adults despite its protection under international human rights mechanisms. For over half the countries in the world that outlaw same sex sexual conduct, their laws stem primarily from the United Kingdom's own colonial past. They are a British legacy.
BBC Radio 1's Judge Jules is swapping his headphones and decks for a wig and gown as he launches his new legal career. Judge Jules has hosted a Ra...